Aussie defence businesses excel at getting job done: Raytheon

Aussie defence businesses excel at getting job done: Raytheon

The F-35B making its first trans-Atlantic flight, armed with Raytheon firepower

Australian defence sector players tend to cut through red tape and “get the job done”, according to Raytheon director of emerging markets Mark Noyes.

Drawing on his long record of military-centric business in a US-Australia context, Noyes said Australian decision makers in the defence industry typically tend to get through the bureaucracy and get the job done.

"That is [also] the success of our warfighters and getting the mission done,” Noyes said. “I think we have a long history … of the Australian people supporting the United States in a number of contingencies and conflicts starting back in World War I.

"I think that partnership has really strengthened over the years and that there is a lot more to do together, and we really look forward to doing more with Australia."

Meanwhile, the firm’s business development executive Jason Nelson – whose remit centers primarily on electronic warfare systems – said his involvement with the development of relationships with both Australian government and industry had been a positive one.

"It has been a very good experience," said Nelson, referring to the pivotal moment when the ADF received the E/A-18G Growlers. "We've been able to work very closely with Raytheon Australia here ... we've been able to tap into their understanding of the market and the requirements, very specifically, and then also leverage in the capability that we bring from the US side and working with the US military."

Aussie defence businesses excel at getting job done: Raytheon
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted Content
Recommended by Spike Native Network

more from defence connect

Nov 17 2017
Subcontracting opportunities abound for air defence project
SMEs are being urged to participate in industry showcases across the country to secure subcontractin...
Nov 17 2017
New Royal Australian Navy support ships named
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the names of the Royal Australian Navy’s future Au...
Nov 17 2017
25 jobs at SME created under $20m LAND 400 package
A regional Victorian SME has been awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million, wh...